Tax credit encourages donations to SGOs

GO GETTER: Shandanea Hayden, a scholarship recipient from Warren, works with her second grade teacher, Mike Skazinski, at Barrington Christian Academy. / COURTESY ELSIE WRIGHT
GO GETTER: Shandanea Hayden, a scholarship recipient from Warren, works with her second grade teacher, Mike Skazinski, at Barrington Christian Academy. / COURTESY ELSIE WRIGHT
Fla Lewis, the principal of Weybosset Research and Management in Providence, is donating about $22,000 a year for two years to one of five scholarship-granting organizations, and getting a 90 percent tax credit for the gift. Like 75 other businesses in Rhode Island, Lewis applied to participate in a lottery this year for $1.5 million…

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